[docs] 15.9.11. SMTPHandler - bug?

Sandro Tosi sandro.tosi at gmail.com
Sun Jul 31 20:03:38 CEST 2011

Hello Alexander,

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 15:45, Alexander Heger <alex.heger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I use Python 2.7.1 that comes with the current Fedora 15
> When I try to use the logging.handlers.SMTPHandler I get
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/logging/handlers.py", line 885, in emit
>    smtp.starttls(*self.secure)
> TypeError: starttls() argument after * must be a sequence, not bool
> Logged from file <ipython console>, line 1
> so it should be called with a tuple to make it work, not just a
> Boolean.  Or the code needs to be changed, but maybe easier to just
> change documentation
> secure=(True,)
> It still does not work in the end, however.

It's a bit more complicated than that: I've just filed
http://bugs.python.org/issue12667 to fix it. Thanks for spotting it!

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
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